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Convention centre plans unveiled

Convention centre plans unveiled

Thursday, 7 August 2014 2:56 p.m. by MediaThePress

Plenary Conventions, Ngai Tahu Property and Christchurch's Carter Group will design and build the convention centre, the Government has announced today.�

Convention Centre developer and operator revealed

Convention Centre developer and operator revealed

Thursday, 7 August 2014 2:08 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Chris Lynch speaks to Sir Bob Jones

Chris Lynch speaks to Sir Bob Jones

Thursday, 7 August 2014 12:49 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch speaks to Sir Bob Jones about his new book, "No Punches Pulled"

Tearful woman confronts John Key

Tearful woman confronts John Key

Thursday, 7 August 2014 12:18 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A tearful Paulette Barr approached the Prime Minister John Key at Westfield Mall in Riccarton this morning, pleading for help in a cold, liquefaction-hammered home, with no skirting boards.

Forsyth Barr to become a hotel

Forsyth Barr to become a hotel

Thursday, 7 August 2014 10:52 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's tallest office tower has been sold and will become a major hotel.

Other recent research resulting from the Christchurch Earthquakes – including public policy, infrastructure, organizational resilience etc.

Other recent research resulting from the Christchurch Earthquakes – including public policy, infrastructure, organizational resilience etc.

Thursday, 7 August 2014 10:31 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

I am regularly asked whether I have details of the latest papers for various disciplines relating to the Christchurch earthquakes. Here are the latest related references. A big thank you to all of those of you who keep me abreast of …

Family forced to move nine times

Family forced to move nine times

Thursday, 7 August 2014 10:06 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch homeowners could now be waiting until 2017 before their earthquake-damaged homes are rebuilt.

Quake damage upsets architect

Quake damage upsets architect

Thursday, 7 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Architect Patrick Sloan says to see Christchurch as a broken city after returning from China to join architecture practice Warren and Mahoney has been distressing.

An even longer wait: Rebuilds until 2017?

An even longer wait: Rebuilds until 2017?

Thursday, 7 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch homeowners could now be waiting until 2017 before their earthquake-damaged homes are rebuilt.

The real price to pay in the rebuild

The real price to pay in the rebuild

Thursday, 7 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

At first glance, the news that the Christchurch City Council has found another $400 million hole in its finances as it confronts the post-quake rebuild might not seem such a blow.

Quake damage upsets architect

Quake damage upsets architect

Thursday, 7 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Architect Patrick Sloan says to see Christchurch as a broken city after returning from China to join architecture practice Warren and Mahoney has been distressing.

CTV News - Wednesday 06 August

CTV News - Wednesday 06 August

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 7:32 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Labour says 8000 quake victims in limbo

Labour says 8000 quake victims in limbo

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 6:54 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Eighty percent of the businesses impacted by earthquakes have received payouts, but Labour says many remain in limbo.

Non-Legal Insurance Advocacy Returning Homeowner’s Wellbeing

Non-Legal Insurance Advocacy Returning Homeowner’s Wellbeing

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 5:32 p.m. by CIAS_ Featured Popular

Homeowners with unresolved earthquake insurance claims are burdened down with copious and complicated technical reports and a myriad of explanations amid pressure to make decisions based on information they can no longer make sense of.

The Latest Engineering Research resulting from the Christchurch Earthquakes

The Latest Engineering Research resulting from the Christchurch Earthquakes

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 5:12 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

I am regularly asked whether I have details of the latest papers for various disciplines relating to the Christchurch earthquakes. Here are the latest engineering references – other disciplines to follow.   Digital buildings: Using sensors to monitor the performance …

Michael Epic

Michael Epic

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 4:31 p.m. by MediaCTV

Dot Boyd

Dot Boyd

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 4:31 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch Convention Centre Precinct concept design - Plenary Conventions New Zealand

Christchurch Convention Centre Precinct concept design - Plenary Conventions New Zealand

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 3:23 p.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

Plenary Conventions New Zealand, a consortium of proven international infrastructure firm Plenary Group, and experienced local firms Ngāi Tahu Property and The Carter Group, has been selected as the preferred consortium for the master-planning and development stage of this very large project.

Mystery over Brownlees CCC audit review

Mystery over Brownlee's CCC audit review

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 2:26 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government is dodging questions about a report it commissioned to review an audit of the Christchurch City Council's financial position.

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Works Restrictions – 7 Aug

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Works Restrictions – 7 Aug

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 2:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

The New Zealand Transport Agency will be undertaking essential maintenance works  in the Lyttelton Tunnel between the hours of 8pm and 6am for one day on: 7 August The night-time works will place restrictions on traffic flows through the tunnel, …

Rebuild drives national jobs growth

Rebuild drives national jobs growth

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 1:33 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch rebuild keeps fuelling the labour market, with the Canterbury unemployment rate plummeting to 2.8 per cent in the June quarter.

Chris Lynch speaks to Paul McNoe from Red Bus

Chris Lynch speaks to Paul McNoe from Red Bus

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 12:37 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch speaks to Paul McNoe, Chief Executive of Red Bus, about the new commuter bus service being considered from Oxford to Christchurch

RETAINING WALLS – Wednesday 6th August 7 – 8pm

RETAINING WALLS – Wednesday 6th August 7 – 8pm

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 11:08 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

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Base isolation technology rare in Christchurch

Base isolation technology rare in Christchurch

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 10:34 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch developers are shying away from using base isolation technology, which protects buildings against earthquake damage, as they seek to reduce costs.

Canterbury Earthquake Insurance Settlements Top $12 Billion

Canterbury Earthquake Insurance Settlements Top $12 Billion

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 10:27 a.m. by InsuranceCouncilNZ Popular

Insurance payouts for Canterbury earthquake claims has topped $12 billion, according to the Insurance Council of New Zealand.

CTV News Tuesday 05 August

CTV News Tuesday 05 August

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 9:44 p.m. by MediaCTV

Cantabrian finally settled after stuck in the red-zone

Cantabrian finally settled after stuck in the red-zone

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 4:33 p.m. by Media3News Popular

After the Christchurch earthquake, Cliff Mitton's home was red-zoned, but finally things are looking up for the Cantabrian, three-years on.

Council implements accreditation plan

Council implements accreditation plan

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 2:48 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is confident it can address concerns raised in a report by International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ) on its building consent processes.

Christchurch - what we see and what we feel

Christchurch - what we see and what we feel

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 11:45 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

Last week I asked a question on Facebook: What one word comes to mind right now when you think about Christchurch?

Helicopter Only Option For Whitewash Heads Demolition

Helicopter Only Option For Whitewash Heads Demolition

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 11:06 a.m. by SouthernResponse Popular

The first helicopter-assisted residential demolition will get underway this week after months of planning and evaluation of potential options.  

Traffic signals switched on at Marshland/Prestons Rd intersection

Traffic signals switched on at Marshland/Prestons Rd intersection

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 10:27 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Traffic signals are now operational at the intersection of Marshland Road and Prestons Road following work to upgrade the intersection, including widening the roadway to accommodate more lanes.  

Up and away: Waste wings its way off cliffs

Up and away: Waste wings its way off cliffs

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

More than 100 tonnes of building waste are being airlifted off the Port Hills as part of Christchurch's first helicopter-assisted demolition.

Hotspots spark fails to reignite

Hotspot's spark fails to reignite

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Sol Square is becoming a black hole in Christchurch's recovering central city.

Filipino carpenters rely on charity to get by

Filipino carpenters rely on charity to get by

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A group of Filipino carpenters recruited to work in Christchurch's rebuild had no work when they arrived and had to rely on charity to get by.

Lynched - Monday August 4

Lynched - Monday August 4

Monday, 4 August 2014 9:05 p.m. by ChrisLynch Popular

CTV News   Monday 04 August

CTV News Monday 04 August

Monday, 4 August 2014 7:07 p.m. by MediaCTV

Chopper aids difficult demolition

Chopper aids difficult demolition

Monday, 4 August 2014 3:58 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

EQC supporting school visits to Te Papa

EQC supporting school visits to Te Papa

Monday, 4 August 2014 3:39 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Mt Pleasant News 29 July 2014

Mt Pleasant News 29 July 2014

Monday, 4 August 2014 2:15 p.m. by MtPleasantCC Popular

Community centre landscape meeting – this Sat morn. 

Madras/St Asaph Street changes from Tuesday 5th August – DELAYS

Madras/St Asaph Street changes from Tuesday 5th August – DELAYS

Monday, 4 August 2014 1:45 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users are advised that from tomorrow St Asaph Street will be down to one lane at the Colombo Street intersection. 

Ground Breaking Planting in Christchurch

Ground Breaking Planting in Christchurch

Monday, 4 August 2014 1:44 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Sumner Community Garden

CTV News Friday 1 August

CTV News Friday 1 August

Monday, 4 August 2014 12:19 p.m. by MediaCTV

Council to give asbestos DIY advice

Council to give asbestos DIY advice

Monday, 4 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Do-it-yourself homeowners will be targeted by a new campaign aimed at encouraging the safe removal of building materials containing asbestos.

Permanent community facility for St Albans

Permanent community facility for St Albans

Monday, 4 August 2014 12:50 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Rumours have been floating around St Albans for some weeks that the Christchurch City Council is planning to sell off land at 1049 Colombo Street and Caledonian Road and build a community facility instead at 43a Edgeware Road (also owned by the Council). 

Learning to play game of claims

Learning to play game of claims

Saturday, 2 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

You can't fight them if you don't understand them, says long-time insurance professional Peter MacLeod.

Christchurch facing huge financial black hole

Christchurch facing huge financial black hole

Friday, 1 August 2014 7:06 p.m. by MediaOneNews Popular

Christchurch ratepayers are facing a potential billion dollar black hole according to a new report.

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Friday, 1 August 2014 5:38 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

New city sculpture for Christchurch

New city sculpture for Christchurch

Friday, 1 August 2014 2:24 p.m. by NickyWagner Popular

 

Not about looks for Hottest Tradie

'Not about looks' for Hottest Tradie

Friday, 1 August 2014 1:34 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Stacy Rush was unsure about being entered in an online competition but the 25-year-old ''really got into it'' after a while.

Shoddy repairs in CHCH will create problems

Shoddy repairs in CHCH will create problems

Friday, 1 August 2014 12:44 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers Popular

Lawyers in Christchurch say a building crisis – that could be as widespread as the leaky homes issue – is looming in the city as more and more evidence of shoddy repair jobs makes its way into court. http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/morningreport/audio/20143310/shoddy-repairs-in-chch-will-create-problems  

Christchurch City Council releases Cameron Partners report

Christchurch City Council releases Cameron Partners report

Friday, 1 August 2014 11:43 a.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

Christchurch City Council today released a milestone report on options for managing the financial challenges and maximising the opportunities arising from the earthquakes.

Gerry Brownlee commends council on frugality needed to save Christchurch

Gerry Brownlee commends council on frugality needed to save Christchurch

Friday, 1 August 2014 11:05 a.m. by MediaOneNews Popular

Gerry Brownlee has commended the Christchurch City Council for having the courage to put unpalatable but prudent options on the table.

Christchurch City has the Government’s support

Christchurch City has the Government’s support

Friday, 1 August 2014 10:06 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

$400m assets sale needed to save Christchurch

$400m assets sale needed to save Christchurch

Friday, 1 August 2014 10:04 a.m. by MediaOneNews Popular

The mayor of Christchurch has confirmed that $400 million of the city's assets will need to be sold to make ends meet.

Christchurch City Councils $900m black hole

Christchurch City Council's $900m black hole

Friday, 1 August 2014 9:35 a.m. by MediaHerald

Christchurch City Council has revealed today that it faces a funding black hole of up to $900 million to help rebuild the earthquake-wrecked city, and is set to start public consultation on "at least a partial" sale of its assets.

Central City – from Monday 4th August

Central City – from Monday 4th August

Friday, 1 August 2014 8:55 a.m. by Transport4chch

Antigua Street one way northbound only between Moorhouse Ave and Halkett Street. Armagh Street westbound only between Barbadoes Street and Madras Street. Madras Street down to one lane from St Asaph to Lichfield Street. Peterborough Street between Madras Street and Manchester Street closed. …

CBD – Available Routes Map 1st August – 8th August

CBD – Available Routes Map 1st August – 8th August

Friday, 1 August 2014 8:40 a.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly. Please click here to download the network map -Available Routes Map    

Christchurch may have to sell assets - Mayor

Christchurch may have to sell assets - Mayor

Friday, 1 August 2014 8:38 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Christchurch City Council is considering a $400 million sell-off of its capital assets as it deals with crushing financial losses.

Christchurch council makes Lyttelton Port buyout bid

Christchurch council makes Lyttelton Port buyout bid

Friday, 1 August 2014 8:38 a.m. by Media3News Popular

CCC has announced a plan to takeover Lyttelton Port just hours after revealing a massive funding shortfall.